qualmy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

qualm +‎ -y

Adjective[edit]

qualmy (comparative qualmier, superlative qualmiest)

  1. queasy; nauseous
    • 1904, B. M. Bower, The Lonesome Trail and Other Stories[1]:
      Weary, listening to the whistling and the shuffling of feet, felt a queer, qualmy feeling in the region of his diaphragm, and he yielded to a hunger for consolation and company in his misery.